TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12th, 2021

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New COVID numbers from the Ohio Department of Health…show…the lowest number of new cases statewide in at least 3 weeks…

…Just over 29-hundred new cases…well below the 21-day rolling average above 5-thousand.

84 came from Lorain County, 18 from Huron County.

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Two men were hurt, with one taken by medical helicopter, following an ATV accident over the weekend.

According to Norwalk Ohio News.com, 21-year-old Justin Cramer of Norwalk and 49-year-old Jesse Riley of New London were on their ATVs in a field near Murray and Hartland Center Roads where they reportedly hit a ditch.

Cramer was airlifted to Cleveland Metro, while Riley was sent to Fisher-Titus Medical Center.

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U.S. Senator from Ohio, Sherrod Brown, is set to make a stop in Norwalk this afternoon.

Brown will join Norwalk Mayor Dave Light on a walking tour of West Main Street to discuss how federal funds will finance the replacement of a more than 100-year-old, cast-iron water line on West Main.

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Second Harvest Food Bank brings its drive-thru mobile food pantry to Erie County today.

It’ll be at the campus of BGSU Firelands in Huron; with food distribution running from 4 to 6 pm.

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A slow speed chase went into multiple counties on Sunday.

According to the Sandusky Register, it started in Vermilion, when police tried to stop a vehicle for speeding.

The vehicle reportedly did not stop, and authorities followed it across Route 2, to the Danbury/Marblehead exit in Ottawa County where spike strips were used.

The driver faces multiple charges and was taken for a psychiatric evaluation.

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City council members in Loran have opened discussion, on using more than 2-and-a-half-million-dollars in so-called federal rescue money, to hire 10 new police officers.

A full report in today’s Chronicle Telegram…

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The City of Norwalk wants residents of Eagle Creek Drive, Lakeview Court, Foxmoor Court, Heron Way, and Briarcrest Drive to know that their water service may be shut off today from 9 to 3.

…This, due to water line repairs.

The city says that they’ll place red signs in affected areas, if a boil advisory is needed.

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More than 60 Rotary Clubs from across northern Ohio will come together October 30th at Lorain County Community College, to promote ‘peace and understanding’.

There will be several keynote speakers including the Reverend Otis Moss Junior of Cleveland.

The event is open to the public, with registration.

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Tonight, a committee of Elyria City Council will consider the merits of purchasing a new, camera-based system to improve traffic flow in certain areas of the city.

The system is currently in place in Westlake.

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The so-called ‘Amodio Rodeo’ is over.

Medina native…30-year-old Matt Amodio…was defeated last night on Jeopardy…after 38 wins…and 1-and-a-half-million-dollars in prize money.

Amodio’s 38 victories places him second in series’ history…behind Ken Jennings’ 74 games in 2004.

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Two new flag poles were dedicated in a ceremony Monday afternoon in Sandusky.

The two new poles are located outside City Hall, where they were raised for the first time on Monday.

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SPORTS

-In Monday Night Football, Baltimore rallied back to beat Indianapolis in overtime, 31-25.

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From the National Weather Service…

Today

Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

 

Tonight

Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

 

Wednesday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

 

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